GRAIN: Meany's Rebellion

As union protests go, the campaign led by AFL-CIO President George Meany and maritime union chiefs against the latest Soviet purchase of American grain is unusual, to say the least. Up in Washington, Meany & Co. last week continued to denounce the grain deal, and to insist that the "boycott" of Soviet ships would continue. But meanwhile down at the Gulf Coast grain ports, loading was going on as usual. The longshoremen have in fact been kept working by court injunctions ever since their job action was announced two weeks ago, and they seem unperturbed. Said Luther Wiggins Jr., a...

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